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Revision to Acer Aspire TimelineU M5-481TG Troubleshooting

Margaret Bruetsch

=== Computer Overheating ===
 
If your entire computer including the screen is shutting down, your laptop could be overheating. Try to use the laptop on a flat surface or with an additional fan to see if the problemsproblem is solved. If you do not have an extra fan, clean your computer fans using compressed air. If using compressed air to clean your fans does not work, you may need to replace your computer fans. To learn how to do this, see our guide on replacing fans here.
If your entire computer including the screen is shutting down, your laptop could be overheating. Try to use the laptop on a flat surface or with an additional fan to see if the problemsproblem is solved. If you do not have an extra fan, clean your computer fans using compressed air. If using compressed air to clean your fans does not work, you may need to replace your computer fans. To learn how to do this, see our guide on replacing fans here.
 
=== Bad or Dead Battery ===
=== Damaged Battery ===
 
The battery could be cracked or damaged from repeated contact with hard surfaces or corroded from the leakage of acid within the computer. If the computer is leaking any fluid or the shows signs of rusting on the bottom, use our guide on replacing the battery.
The battery could be cracked or damaged from repeated contact with hard surfaces or corroded from the leakage of acid within the computer. If the computer is leaking any fluid or the shows signs of rusting on the bottom, use our guide on replacing the battery.
 
== Laptop will not turn on ==
=== Broken Fans or Vents ===
 
If cleaning the fans from both the outside of the computer and the inside of the computercomputer does not work, the fans or vents may need to be replaced. To remove the fans or vents, see our guide on Vents and Fans.
If cleaning the fans from both the outside of the computer and the inside of the computercomputer does not work, the fans or vents may need to be replaced. To remove the fans or vents, see our guide on Vents and Fans.

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